Frano, Lozes, White, Breaux please Coach Peterson with their performances on the day
All notch new personal bests, with Frano and White nearly winning their respective events
Team set 16 personal records last week at South Alabama Invitational
Women's pole vaulters impress, as does Brazzel in long jump
Many athletes will compete in both Mesa Classic, Sun Angel Invitational
|Shackleford's Career Best Performances|
|400m Hurdles||53.97 (5/13/12)|
Outdoor Track and Field: Competed in six regular-season meets on the season, as well as the Conference USA Outdoor Championships...participated in the 400 meter hurdles and the 4 x 400 meter relay...was the team's lone 400 meter hurdler on the season...notched a season-best time of 54.72 in the 400 meter hurdles at the C-USA Outdoor Championships (5/17)...placed second in the 400 meter hurdles at the Black and Gold Invitational (5/3) with a time of 55.30...ran on two 4 x 400 meter relay teams on the season, including the team's top mark of 3:17.90 alongside John Mouton, Jonathan Heil and Christopher Arechiga at the Tulane Team Challenge (3/29).
Outdoor Track and Field: Posted results in eight regular season meets, as well as the Conference USA Outdoor Championships...competed in the 400 meter hurdles, the 4 x 100 meter relay and the 4 x 400 meter relay...was the only male Greenie to compete in the 400 meter hurdles on the season...notched a season best performance in the 400 meter hurdles at the Sun Angel Classic (4/6) with a time of 54.26...posted a 54.86 finish in the 400 meter hurdles at the Conference USA Outdoor Championships qualifying round (5/11) before finishing in sixth place the following day with a time of 55.16...also posted results in the 400 meter hurdles at the Mesa Classic (55.01 on 4/5), the SLU Lion Invitational (55.50 on 4/19), the Samford Invitational (55.07 on 4/27), the Louisiana Classics (55.52 on 3/16), the LSU Relays (55.90 on 3/23), the LSU Alumni Gold (55.95 on 4/20) and the Stanford Invitational (56.08 on 3/29)... was on the top five 4 x 100 meter relay teams, including the squad that finished with a season best 41.82 performance at the Conference USA Outdoor Championships (5/12) for a fourth place finish...also competed on three 4 x 400 meter relay teams, posting a top finish of 3:20.11 for the third best on the team during the season at the Louisiana Classics (3/16).
Outdoor Track and Field: Competed in six of the team's eight meets...competed in the 400-meter hurdles...posted the team's top time in the event...ranked ninth overall in Conference USA in the 400-meter hurdles...scored three points at the Conference USA Championships (5/13)...posted a season-best time of 53.97 in the finals of the 400-meter hurdles at the Conference USA Championships (5/13) to place sixth overall in the event...ran 54.97 in the prelims at the Conference USA Championships (5/12)...also ran 55.06 at the Golden Eagle Classic (4/28), 55.56 at the LSU Alumni Gold (4/21), 56.46 at the Jaguar Invitational (3/31), 56.68 at the Lion Invitational (4/20) and 57.26 at the South Alabama Invitational (4/14).
About Justyn Shackleford
Prep: Lettered twice in track and field...posted a runner-up finish in the 300 hurdles at the Georgia High School 5A State Championships as a senior...claimed a sixth place showing at the 5A State Championships as a junior.
Personal: Born Justyn Rasheed Shackleford on Dec. 27, 1992, in Stone Mountain, Ga...son of Beatrice Brown...has two brothers: Devon Brown and Amir Jones; and one sister, Jasmine Brown.